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Is a foreign degree worth the trouble?
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June 21, 2007

India and China send the most students abroad, with no other nation near these two global giants.

Universities in the US, UK, Australia, Canada [Images], Germany [Images] and New Zealand [Images] are all making serious efforts to recruit even more Indian talent.

What do you make of this trend? Is it a positive sign?

Is it good for India's future?

What about the infamous brain drain? Does studying abroad contribute to the loss of Indian talent?

How do you feel about it at a personal level? Between exorbitant costs, separation from family and the effects of culture shock, is obtaining a foreign degree a worthwile pursuit?

Do you know someone who has studied abroad? What did he or she have to say about the experience?

Tell us your story or share your opinion on this important issue.


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